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Dec 10, 2013 10:00am PST
chance encounter in 2000 at the u.n. between fidel castro and bill clinton. that doesn't quite show it. there was a rather warm exchange when obama first walked past raul castro, you can see the smile. they actually interacted. the white house issued a statement it was not a planned encounter. i knew the south african government did not tell them where anyone was sitting or what to expect. this was fraught with overtones, because of respect for the moment, that's what the president was doing. he was certainly not going to engage or disengage. >> what does one do one one is at a social occasion and encounters one not on the friendliest of terms. they shook hand. think what would be said if the president had somehow frostily turned away or contrived to not go the way he was going and shake hands. >> also in that group, the woman to the other side of raoul castro there. you see the kiss on both cheeks. this was a woman who canceled a state dinner because of the edward snowden -- >> very angry about the spying. that's been a big issue in brazil as you know, greenwald, the journalist who
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
during parts of reagan's term, parts of bush 41's term, a budget deal. bill clinton had ups and downs with divided government. impeachment was no walk in the park but he still had a lot of stuff done because people on the hill willing to work with him. newt gingrich worked with him. >> they balanced the budget for three years. look what they did. i think grownups. i gave a speech on this book tour, i've been on this book tore twor the last couple of weeks or two months now. what gets the biggest applause, we don't need more democrats or republicans, we need more grownups. everybody seems to know what that means. a grown-up makes sure there's food on the table, lights go out at night, makes sure there's heating, make sure bills are paid, is responsible. i think that's what people want in government is responsible leadership. it's pretty basic. >> that's why people are reading and buying "tip and the gipper." you're on this book tour. that's why people are relating to it, it's exactly about the paradigm of people working across party lines. arguably this white house has not found partne
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
very strong relationship with bill clinton and that was very important. >> personal relationships are so important. ambassador on the ground. thank you very much. >> my pleasure. >> great to see you. >> thank you. >>> the town of newtown, connecticut still mourning, of course, grieving nearly one year after the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in advance of the anniversary coming up. the victims' families issued this statement moments ago. >> december 14th, 2012, forever and unalterably changed our lives. since that day we have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of kindness, love, prayers, generosity received from the entire world. to simply say thank you is not enough to express our sincere gratitude. in the midst of our grief, we have come to realize we want our loved ones to be remembered for the lives they lived and how they touched our hearts. >> as a business owner, i'm . every purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally someone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! meetings start at 11, cindy. [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital
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